What was your intended objective when you started the build?
Low and lean.
What motivated you to start your project?
I wanted a vintage bike. I love Triumphs.
What was the most unique and creative thing you did to the bike?
Finding mounting places for my battery and the m unit.
What are you most proud of?
The whole thing. Was proud that I got the motor together without any help.
What do other people say about your motorcycle?
Everyone seems to like it. Not why I built it.
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Submitted by: Jeffrey W
Make, Model & Year: 1969 Triumph Trophy
Fondly known as: Death Trap
Time spent: Countless and not done yet.
Motorcycle cost: $900
Money spent: About $3,000 and counting.
Engine: Triumph 650 twin bored .30 over everything else stock Pazon sure fire electronic ignition
Intake: Mikuni single carb
Exhaust: Scrambler drag pipes
Transmission: All stock
Frame: Stock front end. Some one else put the plunger rear end on it. Years ago
Suspension: Moto Iron springer front 4 under. Plunger rear end
Wheels, tires and brakes: 21” x 3” front wheel with mini drum brake with Duro dual sport tire. 16” x 5” Rear wheel with triumph conical drum brake hub with matching Duro tire
Finish - Paint: Rattle can, frame - primer red. Tank and fenders will be bare steel with matte clear coat.
Accessories: Biltwell mid tracker handlebars with whiskey throttle. The Factory Metal works mid foot rests and brake pedal with brass pegs Prism speedster taillight in brass ( not yet installed) Sully solo seat. Anti gravity 4 cell battery with mount.